What happened on Funbridge in July? Find out more here!

The Funbridge newsletter of July is now released! It includes: – Coming soon: learn how to play bridge with our introductory bridge module – Did you know that you can create your own tournaments on Funbridge? – The interviews of Zofia Baldysz (recent Champion of Europe) and Antonio Palma (great Portuguese player) – The results of the European Youth Pairs Championships – The lastest videos of Milan Macura against Argine…

Results of the 14th European Youth Bridge Pairs Championships – Opatija, Croatia

The 14th European Youth Bridge Pairs Championships took place from 11th to 15th July in Opatija, Croatia, almost one month after the 54th European Bridge Team Championships held in Ostend, Belgium (You can find all the details about this event in our June newsletter. These championships for young bridge players include 5 pairs events: U26, Ladies Pairs, U21, U16, U13 and Mixed Pairs. In this article you will find the…

Interview with 2018 Bridge Champion of Europe Zofia Baldysz

Zofia Baldysz

Zofia Baldysz is a professional bridge player from Poland and a member of the national women’s team. She kindly accepted to answer a few questions about the victory of her team at the latest European Bridge Team Championships held in Ostend, Belgium. Also, Zofia and her partner Anna Zareba have just won the silver medal at the European Youth Bridge Pairs Championships (U26) in Opatija, Croatia. Congratulations to Zofia on…

Meeting Antonio Palma, one of the best Portuguese professional bridge players

Antonio Palma is a Portuguese professional bridge player and one of the best in his country. He has taken part in major bridge events with Team Ventin and the Portuguese national team over the last few years. He is also a big fan of challenges on Funbridge. We had the opportunity to meet him and he kindly accepted to answer our questions about his career in the bridge world. What…

What happened on Funbridge in June? Find out more here!

The 54th European Bridge Team Championships that were held in Ostend, Belgium, this year are now over. We salute the new Champions of Europe! Open Teams 1- Norway 2- Israel 3- Russia Women Teams 1- Poland 2- Sweden 3- Norway Senior Teams 1- France 2- Sweden 3- Poland Let’s also congratulate the other qualifiers who have earned the right to represent Europe at the next World Bridge Teams Championships in…

What happened on Funbridge in May? Find out more here!

Ever wanted to see how you compare to a bridge champion? Mark your calendars! Join us and play Funbridge tournament of the day (MP – Europe zone) on Thursday 24th May! Christophe Grosset (2009 European Champion & 2010 Vice World Champion) and Milan Macura (2009 Junior World Champion) will be participating too. After the tournament, they will be giving a debrief about how to play it deal by deal in two videos that we will certainly…

Face the Elites! (English Bridge Union)

Article written by Christophe Grosset and published in the magazine of the English Bridge Union (April 2018). Each Funbridge Series Tournament lasts two weeks and as the ending approaches everyone is fighting to either stay in their division or move up to next one. The Series Tournament is the perfect way to be compared to players of a similar skill level to yours, as well as to monitor your progress. There are…

[Video] Interview of great bridge champion Giorgio Duboin

As part of his practice matches with Team France for the upcoming European Championships in Ostend, Jérôme Rombaut interviewed their Italian teacher Giorgio Duboin who is also a great bridge champion with multiple world and European titles. In this video Giorgio stands next to Philippe Cronier (European champion) and gives us a special behind-the-scenes view of these practice sessions. He also talks about the European Championships and his partner for the event.…

Discover the new EBL Master Points tournaments on Funbridge!

After the World Bridge Federation earlier this year, the European Bridge League has now joined the circle of Funbridge prestigious partners. As part of its partnership with the European Bridge League, Funbridge has the privilege of hosting EBL tournaments allowing you to earn Master Points and thus improve your EBL ranking. These tournaments of 16 deals will be available for free on 29th and 30th April before their official launch on 1st May. They will take place every day from…